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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Profile \Pro"file\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Profiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Profiling] [Cf. F. profiler, It. profilare. See Profile, n.] 1. to draw the outline of; to draw in profile, as an architectural member. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mech.) To shape the outline of an object by passing a cutter around it. [1913 Webster] Profiling machine, a jigging machine. [1913 Webster]